Does the idea of holiday entertaining give you massive anxiety? Panic attacks? Cold sweats? Simma down now. The key to holiday entertaining is enjoying time with your guests and not stressing out. A little style and grace, and an eye for details don't hurt either.
If you’re like me and go after the best part of the stuffing every year â€“ I’m talking about the crunchy bits on top of course â€“ then this will rock your world: Stuffing Balls. Perfect crunchy to moist stuffing ratio, full of sausage, sage, pecans, and cornbread, and a great make-ahead dish.
This sage cornbread is the base of a Sausage Pecan Stuffing I’m making for Thanksgiving, but it is also delicious by itself (slathered in honey butter).
Homemade cranberry sauce is crazy easy to make. I mean it. It is stone cold simple. This cranberry sauce elevates the traditional version with the addition of fragrant orange zest and juice, ginger, and warm spices.
In celebration of my favorite season, I’ve put together some items that will help you get cozy as the weather turns chilly, and get you ready for all the holiday cooking and entertaining on the horizon!
I had the opportunity to sit down with Chef Mina, taste some of his food, and chat about inspirations, techniques you can bring into your own kitchen, great food, and guilty pleasures. Here’s what he had to sayâ€¦
A peek into Michael Mina's latest Vegas venture, a celebration of the bounty of America's great lakes, rivers and oceans. 4 signature cooking methods are featured: ocean water poached, cast iron griddled, sea salt baked, and wood grilled and smoked.